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Vivitar MF 500 mm f/8 Mirror

Manufacturer Vivitar
Model MF 500 mm f/8 Mirror
Lens style Telephoto
Focal length 500 mm
Maximum aperture f/8
Angle of view o
Closest focusing distance 1.7 m
Maximum magnification 1:2.7
Minimum aperture 8
Number of diaphragm blades 0
Auto focus type MF
Lens Construction 7 elements / 6 groups
Filter diameter 30.5 mm
Macro No
Available mounts Canon EF
Nikon F
Sony A / Minolta
Contax & Yashica
Pentax K
Four Thirds
Dimensions 86 x 76 mm
Weight 360 g
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Average rating (1 owners reviews)
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Owners reviews (1)
  1. Karl
    Karl 29 October 2010, 22:33
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    IP 111.69.x.x
    Owner since: 1 month
    Price: 149nzd
    User profile: Amateur

    Cons: Unusable in low light. Manual focus can be a bit tricky. Not suitable for anything that moves quickly.

    Pros: Very good value for the money. Super light and maneuverable.

    Summary: Takes great shots but only in the right conditions. Make sure you get your focus spot on and you'll be fine. Mirror lenses aren't as bad as everyone makes out.

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